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Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles & Concepts Education Schedule (PDF)
Education Catalog (PDF)
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ClassroomOn-Demand Online EducationLive Online (Synchronous)

This one-day introduction course focuses on the evolution of green buildings, the concept of sustainability in buildings, and the principles, practices, and components that distinguish sustainable from traditional buildings.

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

    • Recognize competency and USPAP implications of appraising green buildings. 
    • Understand the evolution of green buildings.
    • Understand the six elements of green building.
    • Identify benefits and costs of green buildings.
    • Recognize the green building certification and ratings programs for energy conservation and sustainability.
    • Understand the primary areas of green reporting.
    • Understand highest and best use implications.
    • Consider the three approaches to value in context of green buildings.
Note. This course is in the Valuation of Sustainable Buildings Professional Development Program. For a list of FAQs, which includes information regarding the courses you'll need to successfully complete the program, click here.

This course is approved for GBCI CE Hours by the USGBC.

Program Overview
• Table of Contents and Overview (PDF)
• Course Schedule (PDF)

Recommended Text
• Residential Green Valuation Tools
• The Dictionary of Real Estate Appraisal, 5th ed.
• Appraising Residential Properties, 4th ed.
• An Introduction to Green Homes
• The Appraisal of Real Estate, 14th ed.

Ordering Information
To order books and other materials go to
our store

Tuition
Please contact the sponsoring chapter for information on fees applicable to chapter programs.

Required
A financial calculator is required. The accepted model used in the course is the HP-12C. Note: Cellular phones, tablets, iPads, and other devices that connect to the Internet are NOT permitted during the exam.

Hours
8 (including 1-hour exam)

To receive credit, participants must attend 100% of the program.

AI CE Credit for Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, and Practicing Affiliates
• Attend Only = 75 points
• Attend and Pass= 125 points

Prerequisites
None Specified.

Who Should Enroll
Appraisers, lenders, underwriters, public officials, architects, designers, attorneys, property tax assessors, builders, AMCs

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Class Schedule & Locations

10/06/2014 - 10/06/2014
Location: Plainview, NY
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Sponsor: Long Island
Contact: Francine L. Morgenstern, (516) 248-8964
Instructor: Adomatis, Sandra K., SRA
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11/06/2014 - 11/06/2014
Location: Savannah, GA
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Sponsor: Savannah Area
Contact: Gary Grinstead, (912) 634-5900x106
Instructor: Adomatis, Sandra K., SRA
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11/10/2014 - 11/10/2014
Location: Linthicum Heights, MD
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Sponsor: Washington DC Metropolitan Area
Contact: Peter Houstle, (301) 924-1020
Instructor: Adomatis, Sandra K., SRA
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11/17/2014 - 11/17/2014
Location: Little Rock, AR
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Sponsor: Arkansas
Contact: Lynda Hampel, (501) 786-4502
Instructor: Adomatis, Sandra K., SRA
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03/11/2015 - 03/11/2015
Location: Little Rock, AR
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Sponsor: Arkansas
Contact: Lynda Hampel, (501) 786-4502
Instructor: Pending, Instructor
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03/20/2015 - 03/20/2015, Class is on Friday
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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Sponsor: South Florida
Contact: Debra McClave, (954) 229-0499
Instructor: Adomatis, Sandra K., SRA
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09/18/2015 - 09/18/2015
Location: Chattanooga, TN
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Sponsor: Greater Tennessee
Contact: Myra Withers, (615) 515-9700
Instructor: Adomatis, Sandra K., SRA
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